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Climbing Arborist - Tree Trimmer King of Prussia PA

Company name
The Davey Tree Expert Company

King of Prussia, PA, United States

Employment Type

Agriculture, Bluecollar, Hourly

Posted on
Jan 09,2019

Valid Through
Apr 24,2019

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Requisition Number:  35299  

Company Name:  The Davey Tree Expert Company 

Service Line: 1RES - Kent Residential & Commercial Services 

Employment Type:  Regular 

Job Type:  Full Time 




The Davey Tree Expert Company, is seeking experienced Climbing Arborists / Tree Trimmers to join our Residential & Commercial Tree Care team in the greater Philadelphia Metro Area in King of Prussia, PA. This is an outdoor based, physically demanding, hands-on position.  Outdoorsmen and women with prior experience in Production Tree Climbing, Utility Trimming, Forestry, or working at heights are encouraged to apply. 



*Responsible for climbing, pruning and removing trees on residential and commercial properties *Assist Foreman in completing all aspects of Tree Pruning, Removal, Cabling & Bracing by working as both second climber and ground crew *Services provided include pruning treetops, repairing damaged trees by trimming or removal *Operate Chippers, Trucks, Aerial Lifts, stump grinders or special equipment *Maintain issued climbing gear, chainsaw, and shared crew equipment as directed by Foreman *Complete Davey Aerial Rescue Training *Make satisfactory progress in Davey Career Development Program


*Valid Driver's License required *CDL preferred by not required *Ability to satisfactorily perform Tree Trimmer-Climber duties *Under direct supervision ability to demonstrate proficiency:

*Climbing trees with closed or open climbing system, Single Rope (SRS) preferred *Pruning to ANSI A300 standards *Operating chippers and chainsaws

*Bucket truck experience preferred *Equipment maintenance *Safe working procedures *Customer service *Strong tree ID skills, installation experience of cables, bracing and lightening protection are preferred but not required

*High school diploma or equivalent preferred *Completion of Davey Tree Trimmer Orientation Program upon hire


*Full time hourly position (compensation based on qualifications and experience) *Potential for overtime *Generous performance incentive plan *Excellent benefits offered

*Medical, Dental, Vision plans *Paid time off vacation, Holiday Pay,  Sick leave *401K retirement plan,  the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year *Employee referral bonus program

*All climbing gear and PPE provided *Industry related training and Davey training courses *Career paths available to Foreman, Sales, or Management positions


Full time hourly position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Generous performance incentive plan. Davey offers excellent benefits, the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year, and industry related training and special Davey training courses.

Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and CLS are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Visit Davey Website: WWW.DAVEY.COM Job Opportunities & Company Profile Information



The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at

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The Davey Tree Expert Company
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Warm weather means quality time outdoors, enjoying your yard and basking in the sunshine. Summer also brings weather challenges, from intense heat to insect invaders. Follow these proven tips to help ensure your trees and lawn beat the heat and stay beautiful throughout the season.

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